All sluice gates of Deduruoya reservoir have been opened. Director General of Irrigation on water management D. Abeysiriwardenarequested the people who are living in low lying areas of the reservoir to be vigilant in this regard. Several sluice gates of reservoirs in Anuradhapura, Kurunegala, Puttalam and Vavuniya districts have been opened.
Meanwhile, the national building research organization has issued warning alert for seven districts. These warning alert has been issued to Colombo, Kalutara, Kandy, Kurunegala, Matale, Nuwara Eliya and for Rathnapura districts.